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‘I Learnt a Lot about Conducting Researches’: Mir Ali Askerov on Master's Studies and Changing Academic Track

Mir Ali Askerov (on the right) and Mikhail Grechishnikov, the programme graduates
A lot of prospective master's students would like to try a new academic track which is different from their bachelor's degree. Mir Ali Askerov, the graduate of Master's programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’, tells about his experience in changing the academic track, gives some tips to the prospective students and recommends books which would be helpful for future researchers.

Digitalisation of Museums: Challenges, Achievements, and Prospects

Digitalisation of Museums: Challenges, Achievements, and Prospects
A study of the digitalisation process of Russian museums has been conducted by the Laboratory for Management in Culture and Tourism at the HSE University–St. Petersburg, with the support of the Russian Committee of the International Union of Museums (ICOM Russia). The results of the study provide information on factors that contribute to failure or success in the museum digitalisation efforts and reveal its prospects, raise questions on tools that could be applied for attracting more visitors, as well as touch on possibilities for monetising museum online product range.

Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Visits HSE-St Petersburg

Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Visits HSE-St Petersburg
On March 18, 2022, a delegation from the Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in St Petersburg paid a visit to HSE-St Petersburg to meet the campus team, talk with Uzbek students, and discuss possible forms and areas of cooperation with universities in Uzbekistan.

Is There (NO)Future for Cultural Institution? International Seminar Takes Place in Istanbul

Is There (NO)Future for Cultural Institution? International Seminar Takes Place in Istanbul
Dr Margarita Kuleva along with co-organisers Eda Yigit and Orhan Cem Çetin participated in the (NO) Future Institutions event held between the 15th and 17th December in Istanbul. Supported by the Centre for German and European Studies, St Petersburg State University, Bielefeld University and the ‘Digital Art History’ Research Group (HSE University), the seminar focused on the modern challenges facing cultural institutions, their curators, and associated workers. The event was introduced and chaired by Dr Kuleva, who was inspired by the rapid changes surrounding the future survival of cultural institutions in the pandemic age.

'This Year's AMEC Is Both Challenge and Opportunity'

'This Year's AMEC Is Both Challenge and Opportunity'
Analytics for Management and Economics Conference has ended at HSE University — St. Petersburg. In 2020, the conference had a distributed online format. Four months, thirteen tracks, over 300 participants from 20 countries — we tell you what it was like.

Vladimir Matveenko Scolarship

Vladimir Matveenko Scolarship
Vladimir Matveenko scholarship in economics for masters and postgraduate students of the St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

Conference on Inequality and Diversity: Learning from the Chinese Education System

Conference on Inequality and Diversity: Learning from the Chinese Education System
China is not only one of the world's economic leaders, it is also becoming a more and more attractive place for students to pursue higher education. What is so special about Chinese education and how do universities maintain a high level of quality? Liudmila Veselova, Associate Professor at HSE — St. Petersburg, academic supervisor of the graduate programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', and the moderator of the panel session 'University Education in China and Future Employment of Graduates: Opportunities and Challenges', explains the importance of this topic and discusses the upcoming the Conference on Inequality and Diversity.

HSE University – St. Petersburg and Ca' Foscari University of Venice Launch a Double Degree Programme in Asian Studies

HSE University – St. Petersburg and Ca' Foscari University of Venice Launch a Double Degree Programme in Asian Studies
Students of the Master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' now have the opportunity to study in the programme of Ca' Foscari University ‘Language and Management in China' for a year. On completion of their studies, students will get diplomas of both universities.

Quantifying the Power of the Word: HSE Students and Scholars to Study Poetic Texts Using Computer Methods

Quantifying the Power of the Word: HSE Students and Scholars to Study Poetic Texts Using Computer Methods
The Faculty of Humanities is switching to project-based research and teaching, which includes many new collaborative research endeavours. Professor Evgeny Kazartsev, who recently became the head of the HSE School of Philological Studies, told the HSE News Service about Computer Methods for Literary Textual Analysis project.

HSE Scholars to Participate in Creating a New Platform for Russian National Corpus

HSE Scholars to Participate in Creating a New Platform for Russian National Corpus
The Russian Ministry of Education and Science has announced the results of a grant competition for big research projects. One of the winners is a project with HSE University participation: the creation of a next generation computational linguistic platform to digitally record the Russian language.